Listed at 799,000
Private, one of a kind home on a picturesque 40 acres with 2 streams winding through the property and woods. Escape from the stress of the day in this custom built home set back from the road and nestled in the woods. This architect designed residence is harmonious with its natural surroundings. Entering the home step onto the natural finish hardwood oak floors ( a portion of which were harvested from the property and milled in Durand IL) and into the open living room area with vaulted ceilings covered in painted V-Groove pine. Every aspect of this home has had meticulous thought put into it. Solid core doors with mid century glass door knobs, antique stained and leaded glass accents, Poplar window trim and 6″ baseboards throughout the open floorplan. The open dining and living room area is the heart of the home from which you can enter the Kitchen, 1st floor master suite, parlor, stairs to upper level, and hall to the 2nd bedroom and family studio. The eat in kitchen has ample storage in the Grabill painted and custom stained hickory cabinets and large multi-level island. There is an electric induction cooktop and double ovens(one standard and one convection) perfect for the home chef. The granite counters look beautiful, provide plenty of workspace, and again reflect the homes use of natural building materials. A door from the kitchen leads to a 3 season room with screened sliding glass windows all the way around and is a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee while watching the wildlife on the property. Every top of the line wood window in the home provides great views of the forest and plenty of sunlight. The large master suite on the first floor is a great retreat within a retreat and has a spacious master bath with dual sinks in the quarter sawn oak vanity, separate shower and a soaker tub to relax in and wash away the worries of the day. The outdoors come inside again in the parlors custom made window seat (with built in storage), trim, and bookshelves made from a wild black cherry tree harvested near the very spot it was built. The 2nd bedroom downstairs has 2 closets, another built in window seat, and would work as a perfect home office. A bathroom with shower sits across the hall from the second bedroom and further down the hall is the family studio. With its exterior door, durable floor, sink, and cabinets this unique flex room functions as a mud room and office keeping mail and clutter out of the kitchen. It is adjacent to the laundry room which makes it an ideal place to fold laundry. The all oak stairs lead up to the second level with another full bath and 3rd bedroom. The 4th bedroom is framed out and ready for your finishes or is perfect as is for storage. The home is even heated and cooled from the land with a low maintenance geothermal HVAC system providing economical utility bills (TOTAL utility bill rarely exceeds $400/mo and total utility bill for 2020 averaged at about $210/mo) and there is no LP tank to fill. The expansive basement has roughed in plumbing for 4th bathroom and a lookout elevation with windows letting in ample light. The 3 car garage fits everything from small tractors, to a pickup with a snowplow and has stairs to basement. The 40 acre lot offers the opportunity to do as much or as little with it as you prefer, whether you want to ride atvs or horses, pursue hunting and shooting sports, or just have a quiet walk through the mowed trails in the woods and get some “nature therapy”. Don’t be intimidated about the 9 acres being farmed, you just have to sit back and collect a check twice a year. Genoa-Kingston School District 424. Schedule a private showing today.